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PADREs: Parenting Awareness and Drug Risk Education Services

PADREs provides community outreach to individuals who are expecting or have a child under the age of six with the intent to decrease the impact of substance use. Services are available in Livingston, Lufkin and Nacogdoches. 

PADREs staff utilize the Nurturing Skills for Families and Nurturing Fathers curriculums with the goal of increasing parenting and life skills. Participants receive parenting education, individual counseling, referrals for additional support services and peer support.

For more information on this program contact:


Director of Prevention

Kim Simmons



Program Manager

Megan Griffin


Intervention Specialist

Autumn Witt


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